Two Pugilists: Mandela & Ali

Two professional boxers in different ways; one is a liberation boxer, another is a prizefighter.

One fights on the streets of South Africa for freedom; another in boxing rings within United States to shame challengers.

One is watched from boxing ring, another from the prison.

One boxes apartheid to death, another stands for equality.

One is free, another in chain; one is denied life, another takes life to people.

Both are winners, enemies both defeated; both receive accolade around the globe, both are honored.

Both treated as kings, one leads a nation, another leads from boxing ring.

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